26 Aug '15, 6pm

A solution to electric and hybrid vehicles that are too quiet for pedestrians:

A solution to electric and hybrid vehicles that are too quiet for pedestrians:

18.8.2015 Nissan makes the right noises Nissan's Leaf was used as the prototype model for the eVADOR system A new audio alert system has been developed to resolve the biggest safety concern for electric vehicles (EVs), while at the same time keeping noise pollution to a minimum. The European Commission-led project eVADER has brought together 11 partners to come up with a solution to EVs being a potential hazard for pedestrians. While one of the selling points of an EV is that they are extremely quiet when driven, audible clues are one of the most important factors for pedestrians when dealing with the environment around them. With this in mind, technological partners such as leading EV makers Nissan, tyre manufacturer Continental, technology firms including Siemens-owned noise simulation firm LMS and organisations such as the European Blind Union (EBU), have come together ...

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